The Judicial Council has affirmed what opponents of PlanUMC have pointed out all along: the command and control elements that are integral to PlanUMC are unconstitutional.
This week, the Judicial Council of the United Methodist Church voted to defer their ruling on the legality of PlanUMC, a massive reorganization plan of the upper echelons of the UMC. Here’s some reflections.
The Judicial Council must both give voice to the informed, dissenting perspective (who will be present at the meeting) and to ultimately refuse to rule on PlanUMC to allow the Spirit to guide the General Conference delegates.
Our continuing coverage of a complex plan that consolidates power in the United Methodist Church, explained as plainly as possible for General Conference 2016 delegate discussion.
We begin again. For two years, this blog was a leading voice against a drastic consolidation of power in the United Methodist Church. Now that same consolidation has come forward again and it’s important for us to keep watch on it until General Conference decides what to do with it.